WES earns Blue Zones worksite certification, WMS school certification

  • Waimea Elementary teachers and staff members Lia Shaw, Catherine Jones, Pam Walton, Erin Henderson and Megan Brady comprise a 10-week Blue Zones walking moai. (COURTESY PHOTO/WES)

  • Waimea Middle School students prepare healthy snacks for the school snack shop. (COURTESY PHOTO/WMS)

WAIMEA — In the last month, Waimea Elementary School (WES) and Waimea Middle School (WMS) have had two big accomplishments to celebrate: WES became a Blue Zones Project Approved worksite, and WMS achieved Blue Zones Project school approval.